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Wide eyed : a compilation DVD of Jane Elliott's blue-eyed, brown-eyed exercise in discrimination.

Author: Jane Elliott; JaneElliott Educator (Firm)
Publisher: [United States] : JaneElliott Educator, ©2008.
Series: Discrimination educational series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1968, in response to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a third grade teacher, Ms. Jane Elliott, in all-white, all-Christian, Riceville, Iowa, involved her students in an exercise in discrimination based on eye-color. It was her attempt to help them to understand some of the reasons why Black people were taking to the streets and demanding equitable treatment with whites. Since then she has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Elliott; JaneElliott Educator (Firm)
OCLC Number: 262691799
Notes: Title from disc label.
"Warning, this DVD contains strong language"--Container.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 study guide (53 leaves ; 28 cm).
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Discrimination educational series.
Other Titles: Learning material video samples

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"In 1968, in response to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a third grade teacher, Ms. Jane Elliott, in all-white, all-Christian, Riceville, Iowa, involved her students in an exercise in discrimination based on eye-color. It was her attempt to help them to understand some of the reasons why Black people were taking to the streets and demanding equitable treatment with whites. Since then she has conducted the same exercise with people of all ages in cities all over the United States and in several other countries"--Container. This compilation includes clips from Eye of the storm, A class divided, Blue eyed, The angry eye, The stolen eye, Eye opener, and Indecently exposed. The clips can help to increase awareness of racism, sexism, ageism, and other forms of bigotry.

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